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10 Years with Adsense!
Thank you!
ember




msg:4584036
 4:48 am on Jun 14, 2013 (gmt 0)

I've been using Adsense from the beginning, and I appreciate what it has given me. Before Adsense, monetizing my sites was a lot of work and not all that lucrative. Today I earn a good living and am my own boss. Are there risks? Yes. But there are risks with having a job, too.

So, thank you, Adsense. It's been a fun ride, and I hope it continues for another 10 years.

 

longen




msg:4585611
 8:11 am on Jun 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

In 2004 I considered a 5% CTR rather low.

IanCP




msg:4585626
 9:02 am on Jun 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

Average then

cruzer2006




msg:4585661
 10:40 am on Jun 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

The glory days are well over. Need to wait 3 months before getting a cheque now, that's how pathetic the earnings have become. The best traffic for AdSense is search engine traffic and if your rankings are affected by all these zoo animals, your earnings will naturally plummet. Building new sites is a thing of the past now. Sometimes I say to myself why I didn't profit much more during the glory days. Heck maybe I did my best being a one man show.

Sgt_Kickaxe




msg:4585701
 12:20 pm on Jun 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

The glory days are well over. Need to wait 3 months before getting a cheque now, that's how pathetic the earnings have become.


Ermmm, have you seen Google's quarterly reports lately? Their revenue from online ads is not only at record highs it's growing dramatically every quarter.

StoutFiles




msg:4585710
 12:38 pm on Jun 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

Google is not evil. Google is Google. It promised no one a living.


No, but it promised to "Do no evil", and then did the complete opposite.

loner




msg:4585743
 2:21 pm on Jun 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

Well, I won't be attending master Damien's 10-year birthday ball.

ember




msg:4585765
 3:29 pm on Jun 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

Nevermind.

nickreynolds




msg:4585808
 5:41 pm on Jun 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

Wow. Didn't realise adsense was only one year old when I joined.

synthese




msg:4585870
 8:28 pm on Jun 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

10 years for me too. I will point out that CTR's in some of those earlier years were so much higher than now. Most people I know hate the look of adsense text ads, so maybe time for something new.

Thanks Adsense for consistent no-stress payouts month after month.

Olney




msg:4585997
 8:18 am on Jun 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

I lost mine last year after about 7 years with no clue why, but realistically I work for an agency so any future projects I'll just try to sell inventory to an ad network or to friends working on the client side.
Adsense was convenient when it lasted.

minnapple




msg:4586303
 4:12 am on Jun 21, 2013 (gmt 0)

I slapped Adsense on my hobby site 9 years ago. I can take my wife out for a great dinner 4 times a year on what I make. That's good enough for me considering that I have ignored the site for many years.

helleborine




msg:4588388
 4:13 am on Jun 28, 2013 (gmt 0)

Ten years here as well.

Thank you Google.

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